Wine Books and DVDsWine Gifts & Wine Accessories


2013 Millbrook Cabernet Franc "Proprietors Special Reserve"

Winery: Millbrook

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Proprietors Special Reserve"

Wine Category: Cabernet Franc

Grape blend: 95% Cabernet Franc & 5% Merlot

Region: Hudson River

State or country: NY

Price: $35

Cases produced: 353

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: August 31, 2015

Wine Review: This ruby colored Cabernet Franc from the Hudson Valley is very good. It opens with a dark chocolate and black plum bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a tasty mineral influenced plum with notes of oak and blackberry. The finish is dry and its dusty tannins and acidity linger for quite a while after the wine is gone. This Cab Franc would pair well with tangy pulled pork. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Notes of violet and dark bramble fruits such as blackberry and black raspberry characterize the rich aromas. Palate-coating flavors of black current and coffee bean with ripe tannins carry through to the smooth finish. Serving Suggestions: Filet mignon, pasta with bolognese, mushroom risotto, braised short ribs.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Millbrook 2013 Proprietors Special Reserve Cabernet Franc.

Bookmark and Share




Subscribers: Have you tried this wine? Rate it.

(Not a subscriber? Sign up.)

E-mail address:

Rate this wine:

  • Unbelievable (100-98) (Perfect or just about)
  • Excellent (97-94) (Wine just blows you away. Just makes you yearn for more.)
  • Very Good Plus (93-90) (Wine to impress someone, but not blow them away.)
  • Very Good (89-87) (Has character, is well balanced, & distinctive.)
  • Good (86-84) (Drinkable, ordinary, & non-distinctive)
  • Did Not Like (Not recommended &/or poor)
Your comments on this wine:





"Go, eat your bread in gladness and drink your wine in joy, for your action was long ago approved by God…. Whatever it is in your power to do, do it with all your might…"

Source: Ecclesiates 9 : 7

Blanc de Blanc
View Definition & Glossary




Ken's Wine Guide
RSS Feed



Add to Google

Red Wine Reviews & Ratings | White Wine Reviews & Ratings | KensWineGuide.com Blog | Subscribe Here For E-Newsletters | Ken's Wine Reviews & Ratings
Advertising | Contact Us | Site Map | Disclaimer